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|Margarita||I am very excited about our trip to Russia. It will be our first trip home since we migrated to Canada.|
|Natalia||I’m so happy for you!|
|Margarita.||It has been almost three years since we moved here, but it seems like only a few weeks to me. Time really flies.|
|Natalia||I remember when we spoke to my friends about migrating. They were was so sad!|
|Margarita||Yeah, my best friend was upset too, but she’s fine now. I guess time heals all wounds.|
|Natalia||It sure does!|
|Margarita||Anyway, I should get going. I’m out of time.|
I have to go and buy my tickets. Last year we went to Calgary and the tickets were just about sold out. We got them just in the nick of time!
|Natalia||You haven’t booked your tickets yet?|
|Natalia||Oh, you better hurry. You know how fast those tickets can go!|
|Margarita||I know, if I don’t buy those tickets, that’s it! I mean it’s not like I could turn back the hands of time!|
|Natalia||No kidding. Well, good luck with getting those tickets!|
|Priya||Thanks Natalia, I’ll let you know how it goes.|
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Priya bought the ticket _____________as the deal was getting over exactly at midnight.CorrectIncorrect
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I wish I could _______________ and become young again.CorrectIncorrect
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He drove fast ________________ to reach to the airport.CorrectIncorrect
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Timmy’s separation from his wife was a very tough period in his life. But now he is fine as _______________.CorrectIncorrect
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